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Forest Tops campground

Border Ranges National Park

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Applies from Mon 30 Mar 2020, 12.35pm to Fri 4 Dec 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 11 Aug 2020, 1.25pm

Closed parks: Wollumbin National Park and State Conservation Area closed

Wollumbin National Park and State Conservation Area are closed to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. NPWS is working to reopen all parks where possible, however, some locations need to remain closed to ensure compliance with the current rules on public gatherings.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. Check the COVID-19 update page for more information or contact 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS).

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Applies from Thu 23 Jul 2020, 2.21pm. Last reviewed: Thu 23 Jul 2020, 3.47pm

Closed areas: Sheepstation Creek campground closed

Sheepstation Creek campround is closed for redevelopment until Thursday 20 August 2020. Walking tracks associated with this campground are also closed. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.  

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Kyogle NPWS office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Fri 29 May 2020, 9.37am to Mon 31 Aug 2020, 4.40pm. Last reviewed: Thu 30 Jul 2020, 4.05pm

Closed parks: Toonumbar National Park closed

This park is closed until Monday 31 August 2020 for the redevelopment of Iron Pot campground and picnic area. This closure includes the Iron Pot Creek picnic area and Murray scrub walking track. We apologise for any inconvenience. For more information call the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Thu 14 May 2020, 4.18pm. Last reviewed: Thu 23 Jul 2020, 2.09pm

Closed areas: Bar Mountain circuit and lookout closed

Bar Mountain circuit and lookout are closed for maintenance until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. For more information call the NPWS Kyogle office 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Tue 21 May 2019, 2.53pm to Mon 31 Aug 2020, 2.45pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 Jul 2020, 1.38pm

Closed areas: Cutters Hut closed due to construction works

Cutters Hut within Cutters Camp campground is closed due to construction works. NPWS is currently upgrading Cutters Hut to create a new camp kitchen for visitors as well as completing stage 2 of the campground upgrade. Construction works may cause some noise disturbance to visitors. 

For more information, call the NPWS Tweed Byron area office on 02 6670 8600.

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Park info

  • in Border Ranges National Park in the North Coast region
  • Border Ranges National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park uses a self-registration fee collection system at entry. Please bring the correct change and display your receipt.

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Mossy grows on rocks in rainforest, Border Ranges National Park. Photo credit: John Spencer © DPIE